Vacation in France

Las Christmas

This is a special year for London, as one of the most famous stories of British literature has just arrived to the big screen. Christmas lights dedicated to work story of Christmas by Charles Dickens, first published in 1843 as a novel short and now converted into a spectacular movie in 3D starring Jim Carey and a cast of the best British actors, including Gary Oldman, Colin Firth and Bob Hoskins abound in the capital. In addition to the excellent tourist attractions in the city, visitors to London can now enjoy also the monuments of London and Dickens-related landmarks that appear in the film. Dickens fans should start your adventure by visiting the St. Paul’s Cathedral, built between 1675 and 1710, and considered the major milestone of the illustrious career of Sir Christopher Wren. The Cathedral is famous for having hosted, among other ceremonies, the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria and, more recently, the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer. During Christmas celebrate many events, crafts and concerts in the Cathedral, as the carols in support of the charitable organization’s fight against the breast cancer, Breast Cancer Care, on Thursday, December 3.

The compositions were directed by Simon Johnson and performed by the choir of St Paul’s Cathedral. In addition, as part of the trade, some famous also read several passages. Those who cannot attend any event still can enjoy a traditional Christmas meal in The Restaurant, the restaurant of the Cathedral, or stop by the shop, which is home to an excellent selection of gifts and Christmas cards. To continue the journey to London, you should visit Apsley House, also known as number 1 in London. Built between 1771 and 1778 and designed by Robert Adam, Apsley House is considered one of the most important palatial houses of London and is famous for having been the residence of the Duke of Wellington after their historic victory against Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815. It now houses a Museum and art gallery, also known as the Wellington Museum, while part of the building still constitutes the occasional residence of Charles Wellesley, Marquess of Douro and the eighth Duke of Wellington. This is one of the most spectacular museums in London. Apsley House in an attraction indispensable, since it’s one of the few houses of the English aristocracy of his time and its rooms have been preserved carefully so that they keep the original decoration that existed when its construction was completed in 1778.

To enjoy stunning views of London, dare to climb the 311 steps of the monument. This magnificent Doric stone column, which measures 61,57 meters, was built by Wren to commemorate the great fire of London, and hence that its original name was the monument to the great fire of London. The monument just reopen its doors recently after a period of restoration of 18 months. In addition to being able to enjoy the incredible views of the current financial district of London, visitors who arrive at the highest you will also receive a commemorative certificate of your visit.

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